Tape baking page by Wendy Carlos
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Fri Dec 18 22:25:17 CST 2020
On 12/18/20 8:10 PM, Jim Manley via cctalk wrote:
> Wendy Carlos is the performer who produced "Switched-On Bach", the
> soundtrack for "A Clockwork Orange", "Sonic Seasonings", and a bunch of
> other amazing recordings created on single-voice Moog synthesizers, using
> multi-track tape recorders equipped with the sound-with-sound feature, to
> build upwards of dozens of simultaneous chords and parts.
She was "Walter" back then. I remember how much I didn't like the
album. The Third Brandenburg was way too fast for those used to Otto
Klemperer tempi. Of course, times change and that tempo seems to be
the current standard. That third movement must be murder on the basses.
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